Minister of Tourism and Culture Robert Henderson looks on as Jack and Arlene Sorenson (centre) present an 11,000 year old spear point artifact to Dr. David Keenlyside of the Museum and Heritage Foundation. The artifact will be on display at Eptek Centre in Summerside in November and at Beaconsfield in Charlottetown in December. Photo by Brian Simpson, Provincial Photographer

The PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation now holds what is possibly the oldest artifact ever discovered in Prince Edward Island, says Tourism and Culture Minister Robert Henderson.

The stone spear point, believed to be more than 11,000 years old, was discovered by the late Aage Sorensen in the 1930s while he was digging potatoes in Tryon. The artifact has been kept in the family collection until recentl ...

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